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The Control Group

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The Control Group

The Control Group

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In the early 1960s, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of "mental cleansing" at the behest of a private research group. The Control Group is a chilling, 10-part historical fiction for mature audiences. Listener discretion is advised due to realistic depictions of violence and graphic sexuality. Binge the entire season now with headphones for a fully immersive experience.

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The Control Group

EEncouraged by a private research group, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of mental cleansing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

1 MIN2018 JUN 20
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The Control Group

ECT

EAfter being apprehended fleeing the scene of a crime, an outspoken woman, Karen, is placed in the Central State Hospital at New Canaan for examination and evaluation. After a terse interview with Dr. Hayes, she is quickly acquainted with the harsh realities of life in B Ward. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN2018 JUN 27
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ECT

Sleep Therapy

EDr. Hayes realizes he must cultivate more ambitious therapies if he expects to win the fiscal support of a large research group. Long term patient Charlotte grows jealous of the doctor’s obvious fascination with the new patient, Karen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN2018 JUN 27
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Sleep Therapy

Psychic Driving

EDr. Hayes (John Schmedes) conscripts Karen (Hannah Fierman) to tape record a message of cooperation and compliance, to be used in future therapies. When Karen attempts to escape, attendant Grath (Joe Sykes), who is prone to bullying and abuse, volunteers to find her ... and succeeds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN2018 JUN 27
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Psychic Driving

Phenobarbital

EKaren (Hannah Fierman) spends days confined to a “sleep room,” where a mind-numbing combination of treatments are administered. Pleased with Hayes’s progress, Somerhill (Daniel May) encourages the doctor (John Schmedes) to become more aggressive in his therapies, just as the Ward Head Nurse, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen), begins to question Hayes’s methods. Charlotte (Jennifer Bates) is released. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

39 MIN2018 JUN 27
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Phenobarbital

Sodium Amytal

EIntent on exposing Karen’s (Hannah Fierman) secrets, Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) subjects her to chemical hypnosis and coerces her to reenact the ill-fated events that occurred in room 512 of the Dixie Hotel. His unhealthy obsession with Karen reaches new depths, but his unorthodox form of role-playing leads to an unexpected breakthrough. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN2018 JUN 27
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Sodium Amytal

SIHE

ESomerhill (Daniel May) receives word of Hayes’s (John Schmedes) revelation from both the proud doctor and a rogue agent (Andrew Benator), who is furious at having been exposed. Unsatisfied with Hayes’s explanation, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen) begins to investigate the identity and purpose of the Society for the Investigation of Human Ecology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN2018 JUL 11
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SIHE

Charlotte

EHousebound and suffering from mental collapse, Charlotte (Jennifer Bates) receives an encouraging message from an unlikely herald (Mary Kraft). Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) requests Charlotte’s special assistance in a personal investigation into the circumstances of Karen’s crime. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN2018 JUL 18
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Charlotte

Cages

EFollowing the incident at the Dixie Hotel, Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) returns to Central State Hospital just as its orderly operation is interrupted. In defiance of Dr. Hayes, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen) attempts to hide Karen (Hannah Fierman) where the hospital’s darkest secrets are kept. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN2018 JUL 25
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Cages

Midnight Climax

ENow that Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) has penetrated the Dixie Hotel’s chamber of secrets, Somerhill (Daniel May) and Dr. Gottfried (Keith Brooks) reveal the hidden workings of the plot in which Karen (Hannah Fierman) has been entangled. The abusive Grath (Joe Sykes) finds Karen in the hospital basement, and a bitter grudge is settled. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN2018 AUG 1
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Midnight Climax

Latest Episodes

The Control Group

EEncouraged by a private research group, a doctor at a mental ward sheds his ethical restraints in an effort to pioneer a new form of mental cleansing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

1 MIN2018 JUN 20
Comments
The Control Group

ECT

EAfter being apprehended fleeing the scene of a crime, an outspoken woman, Karen, is placed in the Central State Hospital at New Canaan for examination and evaluation. After a terse interview with Dr. Hayes, she is quickly acquainted with the harsh realities of life in B Ward. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN2018 JUN 27
Comments
ECT

Sleep Therapy

EDr. Hayes realizes he must cultivate more ambitious therapies if he expects to win the fiscal support of a large research group. Long term patient Charlotte grows jealous of the doctor’s obvious fascination with the new patient, Karen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN2018 JUN 27
Comments
Sleep Therapy

Psychic Driving

EDr. Hayes (John Schmedes) conscripts Karen (Hannah Fierman) to tape record a message of cooperation and compliance, to be used in future therapies. When Karen attempts to escape, attendant Grath (Joe Sykes), who is prone to bullying and abuse, volunteers to find her ... and succeeds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN2018 JUN 27
Comments
Psychic Driving

Phenobarbital

EKaren (Hannah Fierman) spends days confined to a “sleep room,” where a mind-numbing combination of treatments are administered. Pleased with Hayes’s progress, Somerhill (Daniel May) encourages the doctor (John Schmedes) to become more aggressive in his therapies, just as the Ward Head Nurse, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen), begins to question Hayes’s methods. Charlotte (Jennifer Bates) is released. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

39 MIN2018 JUN 27
Comments
Phenobarbital

Sodium Amytal

EIntent on exposing Karen’s (Hannah Fierman) secrets, Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) subjects her to chemical hypnosis and coerces her to reenact the ill-fated events that occurred in room 512 of the Dixie Hotel. His unhealthy obsession with Karen reaches new depths, but his unorthodox form of role-playing leads to an unexpected breakthrough. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN2018 JUN 27
Comments
Sodium Amytal

SIHE

ESomerhill (Daniel May) receives word of Hayes’s (John Schmedes) revelation from both the proud doctor and a rogue agent (Andrew Benator), who is furious at having been exposed. Unsatisfied with Hayes’s explanation, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen) begins to investigate the identity and purpose of the Society for the Investigation of Human Ecology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN2018 JUL 11
Comments
SIHE

Charlotte

EHousebound and suffering from mental collapse, Charlotte (Jennifer Bates) receives an encouraging message from an unlikely herald (Mary Kraft). Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) requests Charlotte’s special assistance in a personal investigation into the circumstances of Karen’s crime. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN2018 JUL 18
Comments
Charlotte

Cages

EFollowing the incident at the Dixie Hotel, Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) returns to Central State Hospital just as its orderly operation is interrupted. In defiance of Dr. Hayes, Verdrey (Lisa Paulsen) attempts to hide Karen (Hannah Fierman) where the hospital’s darkest secrets are kept. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN2018 JUL 25
Comments
Cages

Midnight Climax

ENow that Dr. Hayes (John Schmedes) has penetrated the Dixie Hotel’s chamber of secrets, Somerhill (Daniel May) and Dr. Gottfried (Keith Brooks) reveal the hidden workings of the plot in which Karen (Hannah Fierman) has been entangled. The abusive Grath (Joe Sykes) finds Karen in the hospital basement, and a bitter grudge is settled. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN2018 AUG 1
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Midnight Climax
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